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William REYNOLDS

Regimental number331
Place of birthKilmore, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressCulcairn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs P Hammerli, 'Batesford', Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollTBS
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Discharge date16 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somerset', 4 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 15 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 16 May 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 June 1971
Age at death82
Place of burialCulcairn Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, REYNOLDS William

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